Nestful
Nestful \Nest"ful\, n.; pl. {Nestfuls}. As much or many as will fill a nest. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • nestful — nestˈful noun • • • Main Entry: ↑nest …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nestfuls — Nestful Nest ful, n.; pl. {Nestfuls}. As much or many as will fill a nest. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nide — (n[imac]d), n. [L. nidus a nest: cf. F. nid.] A nestful; a brood; as, a nide of pheasants. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nest — noun 1》 a structure or place made or chosen by a bird for laying eggs and sheltering its young.     ↘a place where an animal or insect breeds or shelters.     ↘a snug or secluded retreat.     ↘a bowl shaped object. 2》 a place filled with… …   English new terms dictionary

  • nest — n. & v. n. 1 a structure or place where a bird lays eggs and shelters its young. 2 an animal s or insect s breeding place or lair. 3 a snug or secluded retreat or shelter. 4 (often foll. by of) a place fostering something undesirable (a nest of… …   Useful english dictionary

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